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    October 2, 2012
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lights from tampa bay -- highlights from tampa bay. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> to the kids the umbrellas and the raincoats? >> i would take that today. the heaviest rain is west of town. let's look at hd doppler. on the left-hand side of the screen, you see the bright orange and red moving into the southern part of a frederick county. you guys will have a wet morning commute. light rain and sprinkles around baltimore for now. that heavy rain will stay west
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of baltimore. off and on rain showers. high temperature near 76. .ight now we're in the low 60's we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. even a little bit of rain can cause some problems. we're watching for them. 57 miles on the west side outer loop down towards baltimore national pike. 50 on average from the fort mchenry. harbor tunnel traffic looking good. the area bridges are looking good. 65 on the harrisburg expressway. no problems on the j.f.x. into town. 10 minutes to go southbound 95 from the beltway down towards 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. 50 at sandy point, no delays to
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and from the eastern shore. 295 checking out ok down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the baltimore county firefighter is behind bars charged with sex and assaulting two teenage boys. >> kim dacey is live at police headquarters with more. good morning. >> good morning. police say these alleged sexual assaults happened between may and june of this year in the wilkens precinct. police say a 14-year-old boy came forward to them just last week and said he was sexually assaulted by 23-year-old anthony cottle. cottle was staying with the boy's family. the alleged incident happened in the family home. the teen also told police he witnessed a friend being assaulted by cottle. cottle is a volunteer firefighter with the lansdowne department and has been a probationary firefighter with the county department since december of last year.
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since he was charged, cottle has been suspended without pay. police say there could be other victims out there. >> based on what we're hearing from the victim and other people that are being interviewed by our detectives, we believe that there may be more victims. >> they are asking any other potential victims to come forward. meanwhile, cottle remains at the baltimore county detention center on $150,000 bail. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police want to know whether two reported abductions are linked. the most recent happened on monday as the victim would do for a bus. a pair of armed black males jove up to the victim and pulled her aside. was taken to the hospital for
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treatment. there was another abduction last tuesday. a lone gunman forced a woman into a vehicle. her money and camera was stolen. the possible adoption of a woman near druid hill park. this happened on monday night. no word if she was robbed. >> charges have yet to be filed against a high school student. this happened on monday morning. some kind of a fight broke out just before the stabbing. a toddler is recovering this morning after nearly drowning in a bathtub in her home in edgewood. this happened around 6:00 p.m.
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on monday evening. the trail was nearly three years old was under the supervision of her male guardian at the time. the incident appears to have been an accident. >> americans are getting a glimpse of what is on the other side of the fiscal cliff. in the report predicts what would happen if lawmakers don't do something about a number of tax cuts that are set to expire in just a few months. hallie jackson has more. >> this is a look at what the report means for you and me. this report says taxes for nearly all of us would go up on average $3,500. time is running out for congress to do something about the so- called fiscal cliff. what does it mean to regular folks?
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the average middle income family could pay $2,000 more in taxes next year. a family could see its tax bill spike $6,000. part of the reason our tax cuts that were expanded in 2010. those cuts are slated to run out by the end of the year if congress does not do something. lawmakers are pushing off any tough decisions until after the election. >> we cannot afford four mario's of barack obama. >>-- we cannot afford four more years of barack obama. >> the good news is we probably
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would not go over the fiscal cliff. congress will hammer out some kind of a deal between november 6 and the end of the year. >> how close are we to that kind of plan? >> a group of senators have come together to try to hammer out some kind of a deal. if that were to happen, congress would put off those tax hikes and spending cuts that are supposed to go into effect next year and institute for dollars chilean in savings by making cuts to some federal programs -- $4 trillion in savings by making cuts to some federal programs. >> thank you, hallie jackson. >> the american league east crown is still up for grabs.
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it was a tight game between the orioles and the tampa bay rays. chris giminez takes wei-yin chen out. chris davis continues to swing a hot bat for the o's. hort.he o's come up s they are now one game behind new york. comes too late tiebreaking game, tickets for that game go on sale today. season ticket holders can buy them between 10:00 a.m. and noon. masn viewers have the next shot at tickets. then tickets: sell to the general public at 2:00 p.m.
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the new iphone 5 is turning people's data plans. >> the shocking response caught on tape. the officer may find itself charged with excessive force. >> we are setting things on fire on purpose this morning. >> 5 and continues to build around the area. around the area. --
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jet-dry rinse agent helps wash them away so the only thing left behind is the shine. jet-dry rinses away residues for a sparkling shine. >> good morning. clouds are in the sky. 68 degrees downtown. rain in the area. i am live at the baltimore city fire department fire academy as they gear ready for the big thrill show. what are we seeing behind us? let's get them started. >> this is one of the demonstrations that people can look forward to on saturday. this will simulate a kitchen fire where our firefighters show people how to properly
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extinguish a grease fire. we have the fire fighter combat challenge in which firefighters carry something, a sack of hoses on the shoulders up five flights of stairs. they take a hose line. as well as a forceful entry demonstration. >> that is incredible. >> some of our firefighters will confront an automobile fire appeared some people think it is a house fire. it suppresses the heat and fire as they are doing right now to extinguish the fire. >> that is such a sight to see. all these demonstrations supporting fire safety.
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it is a free event with free parking down the street. take a shuttle to the thrill show. it is happening this saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. >> the kitchen and appreciation of what they go through to fight a fire. could you feel the heat? >> oh, yes. you can feel it. >> thank you, ava. the thrill show. baltimore is getting lucky. most of the rain has been west of town. heavy rain in parts of the carroll county and montgomery county. this is moving from south to north. light rain on the west side of the beltway. i suspect the rain will catch up
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to everyone at one point today. a big storm system coming up from the east coast. plenty of rain to the south. this will be off and on but will be with us through this evening. we expect cloudy skies. we should make it into the mid 70's. we're starting out in the low to mid 60's. 65 at the airport. 59 in parkton. mostly cloudy skies today. off and on rain showers. high temperatures between 73 and 78. the high temperature on wednesday and thursday will be around 80 degrees. strong cold front will come through friday and saturday with a chance for a few showers. that will knock the temperature
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into the 60's for highs. we could get our first frost of the season early next week. 6:15. >> checking on an accident in the airport vicinity. possible delays as a result. not much in terms of delays on 95 towards the fort mchenry. a nice start on the west side, 56 approaching baltimore national pike. 59 and southbound 83 down to the beltway. running smoothly from the beltway into town. this is 95 north of 100. problem free in howard county at the moment. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is harford road. the north side is checking out fine.
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you'll start to see some delays around liberty road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. . >> thank you. five weeks before election day. a judge is expected to rule on a controversial voter i.d. law. opponents say it is is intended to suppress elderly and african- american voters. in minnesota police officer could face excessive charges after punching a suspect in a wheelchair. it was all caught on tape. he is the man several times and is now on administrative leave. six crewmembers of a fairy are now under arrest. at least 37 people were killed after a boat collided with the ferry and sank. they're watching a holiday
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fireworks display. nine others were seriously injured. >> first it was a couple m aps. now a new glitch on the iphone 5. apple confirmed there is a bug which causes the phone to drink a lot of data. apple pushed down the software update over the weekend that should fix it. congress could help by passing a farm bill which it failed to do before leaving on its five week election break. leaders of the house say they will not take up the new farm bill until after the election. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what one food item would you have to buy no matter how high the price rose?
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you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. at&t is looking to step up competition with prepaid phone carriers. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. an increase in temp hiring predicted this year. more than 238,000 jobs that need to be filled. 80,000plans to hire seasonal assess its this year. they need workers for other macy's and bloomingdale's stores. the national retail federation giving a cautious outlook on how much consumers plan to spend.
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retailers are entering the most important season. the nation's unemployment rate is still stuck around 8%. holiday sales should slow to 4.1%. mixed clothes for stocks yesterday. the bloomberg maryland index was fractionally lower. a phone with no contract with unlimited talk and texting. it is $10 less than the previous offering.o offes you go at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:20. 65 degrees at the airport. an accident near the airport
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could affect your morning commute. >> the orioles stumble to start their last regular-season series. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have a problem near the airport.
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along aviation boulevard near route 162, watch for an accident. no problems on the j.f.x. this morning. 43 on the west side outer loop approaching baltimore national pike. that is building volume. building volume on southbound 83. not impacting traffic much. the j.f.x. in great shape. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update on 95 north of 100. problem free at the moment. this is 97 at 100. southbound traffic is picking up in volume. we will keep you posted on any new problems. watch for the accident near the airport. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> so for areas south and east of baltimore, there has not been much happening.
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heavy rain around westminster and back into carroll county. this rain is moving to the north. our forecast for today -- off and non rain showers. we're in the 60's right now. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> two games left in the regular season and the orioles need a shot of orioles magic to win the division. new york beat boston. the orioles lost 5-3 in tamps while the yankees won -- in tampa. two games left to play. buckle up. it was a wild finish. here's the rbi double in the seventh. the prevent a para fronts and the rays had a run.
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the orioles' fourth back in the ninth inning -- the orioles fought back in the ninth inning. chris davis puts it high into the ceiling and that is a home run. endy chavez cannot advance the runner and grounds out to end it. the series starts with a loss to the rays. two to play, one game behind the yankees. >> a lot of times we have games against them it will be a big inning. just like any major league baseball team. you get a big inning you have a chance to win. >> manny has been so great playing third base. do you talk to and after a play like that? >> i think he understands that. that is part of the game. turf, thoughg on
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different surface -- little different surface. you can make excuses. he doesn't have a lot of games in the minor leagues. >> another one tonight i will have live coverage. pete gilbert will join us from st. petersburg. i'm gerry sandusky. monday night football, the cowboys lose to the bears 34-18. tony romo threw five interceptions. chuck pagano will undergo treatment for leukemia. 6:27. it has been a decade since a pair snipers kept the region in a crypt of fear -- in a grip of fear. >> a teenage boy comes forward to police say he was sexually assaulted by baltimore county
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firefighter. >> new studies light sources to another serious health risks -- new studies linked siriasis to another serious health risk
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. how long will the rain stick around? >> it will not be a steady rain. heavy stuff around columbia and ellicott city. eastern suburbs, not a lot happening. showers will be with us all day. mid 70's this afternoon. >> a baltimore county
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firefighter faces numerous charges for allegedly sexually assaulting two 14-year-old boys. >> kim dacey joins us live with more details. good morning. >> good morning. 23-year-old anthony cottle is facing five criminal sex charges, including the sexual abuse of a minor. he is in a baltimore county detention center, held on $150,000 bail. 23-year-old anthony cottle is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year- old boy. >> last week one of the victims came to police and reported that he had been sexually abused by this man sometime between may and june of this year. >> police say cottle had been staying with the boy's family, and the alleged incident happened in the family home. police wouldn't give an exact location to protect the victim's identify, but say it happened in the wilkens precinct. >> the boy also told us that he
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had witnessed one of his friends, who is also a 14-year- old boy, being sexually abused by this suspect. >> cottle has been a probationary firefighter with the county department since december of last year. since he has been charged, he has been suspended without pay. cottle is also a volunteer firefighter with the lansdowne volunteer fire department. we reached out to the volunteer department for comment multiple times but our calls were not returned. two people at cottle's apartment complex defended him but did not want to speak on camera. police continue to investigate the allegations against cottle. >> based on what we're hearing from the victim and other people that are being interviewed by our detective, we believe that there may be more victims. >> police are asking any other potential victims or anyone with information to come forward this morning. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a parkville bar that has been
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the scene of two murders will have to shell out $2,000 in fine. the liquor board has decided to find the owner is that of revoking the liquor license. a security guard died after he was trying to break up a fight. >> we were concerned about the neighborhood. i'm disappointed. >> the owner vows to work with the community. >> residence voice their concern about paving part of patterson park. it would accommodate a new senior center. opponents say it would turn much of the park into a black top.
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>> i think there's a need for parking but not to the extent they are proposing. >> a petition against the proposal has already gathered more than 2600 signatures. two gunmen were killing 10 victims. john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo killed 10 people and critically injured several others. malvo talks about those terrorizing days on the run and apologizes for his actions. >> i was a monster. look up the definition. that is what a monster is. . still people's lives that is the definition of a
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monster. >> they were both convicted. lee boyd malvo is now serving a life sentence without parole. >> on the service, they seem like different medical problems. a new study of psoriasis patients shows there's a connection to type 2 diabetes. >> psoriasis is an independent risk factor for stroke and for having obesity and depression. if you have severe psoriasis, you're twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes. >> increases with the severity of . psoriasis. that leads to resistance and
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eventually type 2 diabetes. >> people should be screened. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is getting busier by the minute as the delays start to fall into place. we have an accident on southbound aviation boulevard. speeds on average 34 miles per hour on 295 southbound down to 100. 24 on the west side beginning at 795 down towards edmondson. up to speed in the white marsh area. closer to the beltway, and things are starting to build. the north side in pretty good shape. here's a quick, live look at traffic. 83 at padonia road, everything checks out ok. 97 at 100, running smoothly
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north and southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is that the thrill show. just did not wear a hair spray. >> we are about 100 feet away from the flame. this is the combat challenge going on behind me. that is one of the tasks they have to do in the challenge. that is what this weekend is all about. the thrill show put on by the baltimore city fire department. showing what they do day in and day out. it is a free event. we will preview this challenge when we come back. today is your best shot of rain. it will slowly start to increase
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across the metro area. have some rain gear with you. .e'll go back to mindy and stan >> thank you. 6:38. a skateboarder has a close encounter with mother nature. encounter with mother nature.
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>> we want to show you the latest craze in australia. it is called flyboarding. you can shoot up to 30 feet in the air. that is just incredible. it sells for just under $12,000 . >> like a bond movie. you never know what happened during outdoor sporting yvette. he was going about 40 miles per hour on a skateboard when a deer took him out. he says he's not sure who was more surprised, him or the derr. er. this race is nicknamed the blood
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spill. they should wear helmets. >> 6:41. we will check the top stories. >> we will check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. we have some light rain in baltimore city
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. police say a high school student stabbed a classroom monday morning during a fight. the victim is listed in stable condition at johns hopkins hospital. a toddler is recovering this
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morning after nearly drowning in a bathtub. skyteam 11 was over the scene on monday evening. the child is nearly three and was under the supervision of her male garden at the time. just two games left in the rate of this season. not a lot of room for error if the birds want to win the american league east. the orioles try the yankees by a game -- the orioles trailing the yankees by a game. >> drew barrymore is now a mom. she gave birth to a daughter on wednesday. that is the first child for her and her husband. a new host for the oscars. seth mcfarlane.
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the academy awards will be handed out in february. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. a few new accidents to add to the list. one near bel air road. down to 20 miles per hour. lanes are closed in that area. in centreville, college drive, we have an accident involving a pedestrian. police are responding. 19 miles per hour on the west side outer loop. eastbound 70 picking up in volume in in29. an accident wrapping up on southbound aviation boulevard near the airport. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update on bel air road.
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the inner loop is very heavy because of the accident. some delays in that area. this is some delays on the j.f.x. south at ruxton road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie has her umbrella. >> it is starting to rain out here. we're getting excited for the thrill show. the, that challenge is going on. -- the combat challenge is going on. i have members from the maryland association -- you're a board member. you guys help to make this event possible. >> we are thrilled to be the sole sponsor for this for the fourth year running. we are for 200 lawyers in the
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area at protecting the rights of the injured. we're both into keeping families safe. our members will be out volunteering their time and money for this wonderful event. >> you guys are hoping for a good turnout. >> we could expect anywhere up to 2500 people. >> what are you guys looking for the most? >> the fire fighter competition. we are entrusted with timing this event. it is based on time. lawyers are judging the firefighters. >> this is a break and entry. it takes a lot of strength to break down a structure.
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i'm hitting people with my umbrella. a lot coming up with the thrill show on october 6. it is a free event. and down the street -- parking down the street. >> those guys and women are in incredible shape. they have to run around and carry all that stuff. you can appreciate what they go through to keep us safe. that is a big umbrella. you will need an umbrella this morning. we have some heavy rain in some areas. some heavy rain on the west side of the beltway and in the northern part of baltimore county and ellicott city. most of harford county, cecil
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county is dry. most of the heavy rain from baltimore to points on west. it is moving to the northeast. a good idea to take an umbrella with you. system a big storm coming up the east coast. switch over to weather one. there you go. you can see a lot of rain coming up from the south. it will be off and on. give yourself extra time and take an umbrella. mid 70's this afternoon. 66 right now at the airport. 61 degrees in jarrettsville. mostly cloudy skies today with off and on rain showers.
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high temperature between 73 and 78. look for big swings in the temperature over the next couple of days. high temperatures into the low 80's on wednesday and thursday. a cold front moves in on saturday. we could have our first frost of the season. big changes coming up over the next seven to 10 days. >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. a baltimore county firefighter charged with sexually assaulting two teenage boys. kim dacey has more. >> police say these alleged sexual assaults happened between may and june of this year in the wilkens precinct. police say a 14-year-old boy came forward to them just last week and said he was sexually assaulted by 23-year-old anthony cottle. cottle was staying with the boy's family. the alleged incident happened in the family home. the teen also told police he
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witnessed a friend being assaulted by cottle. cottle is a volunteer firefighter with the lansdowne department and has been a probationary firefighter with the county department since december of last year. since he was charged, cottle has been suspended without pay. police say there could be other victims out there. police are asking any other potential victims to come forward. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. here is savannah guthrie with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. more seats , those mid flight. the crew forced to land as a precaution. bill o'reilly will be here to offer his perspective on tomorrow's first presidential debate. what caused a serious injury of a killer whale in sea world of
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san diego? plus, what seth mcfarlane -- was see the right picked to host the oscars? the right way to eat a taco when we get started. >> 6:535. >> right was to eat a taco? >> 65 degrees at the airport. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what one food item would you have to buy no matter how high the price rose? >> here we go. >> we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. >> the roads are wet. >> we have accidents around the area. be extra careful near college drive. another accident just pass 29. and for a crash being cleared at calvert way. on the inner loop, watch for a
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crash near belair road. you can see the delay is behind that accident scene. other delays are developing. the j.f.x. getting heavy at ruxton road. >> the rain will be off and on. had the rain in some areas to inrt the day -- have the eavy n some areas to start the day. >> netflix is rolling out a new offering. what is in store from the streaming media giant. >> hiking is good for your mind and your body. those stories and more. >> thank you for joining us.
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